Why aren't the marines force recon in special operations command like SEALs and Special Forces?

Answer Recon Marines are JTF (Joint Task Force) with SOCOM though they report directly to MARSOC (Marine Special Operations Command). Because of all of the Intel flowing in to these organizations, they mu... Read More »

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Which method is the one through which united states special operations command presents all theater special operations forces under one special operations commander?

US - Army Rangers, Army Special Forces, Delta/ACE, Navy SEALs, Navy SWCC, MARSOC, Air Force Special Tactics -Pararescue, Combat Controllers UK - SAS, SBS Germany - KSK Canada - JTF-2, Special Op... Read More »

Are the recon marines special forces?

In which threat level within the threat spectrum would you find long-range reconnaissance and sabotage operations by special operations by special operations forces?

Are special forces marines the same thing as navy seals?

No - Marine MARSOC units do work with Navy SEAL's, but are Special Operations units unto themselves, with their own missions (in particular, Force Recon Units). Marine SpecOps has expanded as the n... Read More »